According to the data released by Canadian Bureau of International Education, the total number of international students studying in Canada at all levels of study in 2019 was 642,480. The growth rate from 2010 to 2019 is 185%. Studying abroad at a young age has been increasingly popular around the world. More and more young international students have appeared in the classrooms of elementary and secondary schools in Canada. Canada’s education system has always been favored by Chinese parents because of the quality education system. Studying high school in Canada provides an excellent chance to the top universities in North America. Wide range of courses offered in Canadian high schools helps students on different interests or career planning, which builds a better foundation for future employment or immigration.
On the other hand, studying abroad at a young age raises a lot of concern. The biggest one is that young students do not have the ability of living independently and motivation for study. Blyth Academy Online (BAO) allows students who are currently living in other countries to enjoy the benefits of Canadian Education System while they stay in their home countries.
The BAO program offers a full range of courses required for Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Because BAO online courses are available at any time and from anywhere, student can fit their learning to their life, and not the other way around. It means that students can receive OSSD credits or even OSSD without physically attending schools in Canada.
Blyth Academy (School Number: 669675) is an academically rigorous online private high school fully recognized by Ontario Ministry. The comprehensive curriculum and engaging content, combined with BAO empathetic teaching and guidance staff, ensure that BAO student success rate is unsurpassed.
Blyth Academy Online courses will have students doing a lot more than just sitting in front of the computer. The program is designed to heighten experiential education. It helps students connect the course material to their environment and life by applying concepts to real-world examples. The program designers understand students learn in different ways, so BAO provides options to help students be most successful.
Our courses are developed and taught by Blyth Academy teachers who are trained in the effective delivery of an exemplary online learning experience. Learning goals and objectives are clearly communicated at the beginning of the courses. Students will be given multiple chances to practice skills and to receive feedback from the teachers before the pieces of work that are counted towards final grade. Rubrics will be provided for each course, which will give students a clear picture of what is expected and what they need to do to achieve the desired grade. Teachers are easily accessible via e-mail, live-chat tool on the online course platform and the weekly office hours.
Thanks to the rapid development of communication technology, online courses have become one of the mainstream education methods worldwide. With its cutting-edge technology and sparse population, online education system has always been a common and essential part of Canada’s education system. Secondary students will take a minimum of four e-learning credits out of the 30 credits needed to fulfill the requirements for achieving OSSD starting in 2020-2021.